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Job Posting: Marine Audio Archivist

Subject: Job Posting: Marine Audio Archivist
From: Shelagh A. Smith <>
Date: Tue, 04 May 2004 01:37:01 -0700
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 Shelagh A. Smith
 Assistant Curator
 Marine Collections
 Macaulay Library of Natural Sounds
 Cornell Lab of Ornithology
 159 Sapsucker Woods Road
 Ithaca, NY 14850
 The Mission of the Cornell Lab of Ornithology: "To interpret and conserve
 the Earth's biological diversity through, research, education, and citizen
 science focused on birds."
 University Job Title: Media Asst V
 Job Description 
 The Macaulay Library of Natural Sounds in the College of Agriculture and
 Life Sciences seeks an audio archivist to work on the Marine Sound
 Collection. In accordance with established archival protocols, and in
 collaboration with external and internal researchers, this position is
 responsible for developing the resources of MLNS.  Responsibilities include
 the organization, repair, and ingestion of original field recordings into an
 advanced digital asset storage and management system.  The archivist is also
 responsible for evaluating, preparing, and entering field data into
 This is an annual term appointment with possible renewal.
 Located in the Finger Lakes region of New York State, Cornell University is
 committed to creating a more diverse and inclusive campus in which to work,
 study, teach and serve.
 Bachelor's degree in biological sciences with 2-4 years experience or
 equivalent combination.  Must be interested and able to quickly build
 knowledge in principles of animal communication and taxonomy. Must possess
 discriminating visual and listening skills.  Must have demonstrable ability
 to learn sound editing techniques.  Computer experience including, but not
 limited to email, web browsers, spreadsheets, and word processing are
 required.  Additional knowledge is required in both the Windows and
 Macintosh operating systems.  Must know, or be able to learn quickly,
 software for media editing, analysis, and database management. General
 knowledge of marine mammals, fishes, or animal vocalizations is desirable,
 but not required. Ability to work well with others is required while
 creating a high-quality and respectful work environment.  Experience that
 demonstrates sound judgment, creativity, management, and problem-solving
 skills and the ability to work well within a team of professionals. Must be
 able to work independently while supporting the efforts of an overall team.
 All application materials must be received by Friday, May 14, 2004.
 No relocation assistance is provided for this position.  Visa sponsorship is
 not available for this position.
 Cornell University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action educator and

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